Plastic Pollution and What Students Can Do About It (APA2176.01)

Judith Enck

Plastic pollution is gaining international attention for the damage it is doing to human health, fish and wildlife, the climate, the ocean and communities. This class will explore the dimensions of the problem, the root causes of plastic pollution and the need for innovation. The class will be taught in the Center for the Advancement of Public Action and will have a major focus on public action. Students will develop community projects to reduce plastic pollution, write letters to the editor and be empowered to take action on this worldwide problem.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2
Tu 4:10-6:00
Maximum Enrollment: 25
Course Frequency: Once a year
This course is categorized as Advancement of Public Action, All courses, Environment, and tagged , .